Month

October 2020
Jeffrey Scott, a veteran TV screenwriter who wrote for the original Muppet Babies series in 1983, is suing Dismisappropriatedght infringement, breach of contract, and fraud, all stemming from his 1983 contract with Marvel Production and the Jim Henson Company. Scott says Disney has allegedly “misapproprated Kermit and Piggy elements,” that he says he owns. The lawsuit...
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Empire star, Terrence Howard,  has taken 20th Century Fox Film to court over compensation issues. Howard has claimed that studio executives copied the logo, which features his profile, for the movie “Hustle & Flow,” a film he helped produce. Now he is demanding that Paramount Studios obtain copyright from him and is suing for breach of contract. ...
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His decade’s old collaborator has sued the electronic artist Steven Zhu in California, David Dann. Dann claims his Producer Agreement with Zhu, which would give Dann a 10% commission, was breached by Zhu. Dann is asking for at least $3.45 million in damages.” Zhu’s legal team claims that Dann’s suit lacks sufficient claims to back...
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The Vin Diesel franchise, xXx, faces a suit by a Chinese company that invested over $6M into a joint venture with The H Collective to support the fourth installation and future remakes. The Weiying Galaxy company was also supposed to acquire 100% of the foreign ticketing vendor’s derivative rights. The deal started in 2017, but...
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